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Yvonne Chan: 19 Days on a Boat from Hong Kong; A Lifetime of Making a Difference in L.A.

Yvonne Chan: 19 Days on a Boat from Hong Kong; A Lifetime of Making a Difference in L.A.

For the life-long educator, "the City of Angels definitely embraced me, nurtured me, taught me and I am proud that they made an angel out of me!"
Mike Sonksen: He *Is* Alive in Los Angeles

Mike Sonksen: He *Is* Alive in Los Angeles

A third generation Angeleno describes his family's tight connection to Los Angeles, from working on the railroads as a Spanish interpreter to a marriage proposal at the Point Fermi ...
Meena Nanji: Kenya As Paradise; London As Post-Punk; Los Angeles As Definitely Weird

Meena Nanji: Kenya As Paradise; London As Post-Punk; Los Angeles As Definitely Weird

In England, it was a given that you are miserable, that's just how it is. In L.A., the goal was to be happy and cheerful and nice to people.
What's Old is New: How Orange County's Conservative Past Created its Demographics Today

What's Old is New: How Orange County's Conservative Past Created its Demographics Today

How does Orange County's conservative Asian American population reflect the region's past?
Aura Leticia Martinez: Four-Years-Old In Guatemala, She Said, 'I'm Going to California'

Aura Leticia Martinez: Four-Years-Old In Guatemala, She Said, 'I'm Going to California'

Spanish speakers were hard to come by when she arrived to Los Angeles fifty years ago.
Jose Saca: From Salvador, Robbed by Coyotes, Amnestied by Reagan

Jose Saca: From Salvador, Robbed by Coyotes, Amnestied by Reagan

We took the bus to Guatemala, where we got assaulted by our coyote. He took almost everything from us.